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Huffington Post: How Gamification Can Transform Business Processes

Aug 27, 2015

The following article was published in the Huffington Post Canada Business section on August 26. It features research by Beedie School of Business faculty Ian McCarthy, Jan Kietzmann and Leyland Pitt, current PhD student Karen Robson, and former PhD student Kirk Plangger.

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Beedie School of Business alumni Haley and Maney Grewal share more than just their looks. The twin brothers also share a passion for entrepreneurial endeavours – one that was nurtured in the Beedie BBA program.

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The 2015 Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU cohort.

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Drone technology that can be used to monitor crops, a medication management device, and an app-enabled pregnancy monitoring device were just some of the innovative interdisciplinary technology ventures showcased at the final class presentation for the 2014/15 Tech Entrepreneurship@SFU cohort.

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Beedie School of Business lecturers Kamal Masri and Kathleen Burke, 2015 TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award winners.

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Beedie School of Business lecturers Kathleen Burke and Kamal Masri have been announced as recipients of the 2015 TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award – the highest teaching honour available at SFU’s Beedie School of Business.

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business reveals that organizations that implement rules governing Confidential Information (CI) can make it difficult for employees to fulfill their roles – resulting in rule breaking or bending.

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The Beedie School of Business CMA Centre for Innovaiton hosted a special conference on Leveraging Users as Innovators.

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User innovation is a potential creative goldmine for organizations – but there are many potential hurdles that must be overcome in order for a firm to strategically take advantage of these opportunities.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate Kevin Cruz is the co-founder of Ora Scents, the world’s first real time app-enabled scent diffuser.

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New broadly skilled breed of entrepreneurs coming out of SFU Surrey campus.

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Stephen Jarislowsky, Chairman & Founder of global investment management firm Jarislowsky Fraser.

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Humans must fight the inherent animal emotions within them and train themselves to think carefully in order to make successful investments. Capitulating to fear and greed will only result in investments failing, much like the recent crash in the Chinese stock market.

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A new book co-edited by Beedie School of Business Professor Gervase Bushe explains the underlying practices that make it possible for leaders to effectively change their organizations – even when faced with issues so complex that no one really knows what the right answers are.

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Beedie School of Business Executive in Residence Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT).

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Students in the Management of Technology MBA program at the Beedie School of Business toured tech organizations in Silicon Valley.

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California’s Bay Area houses some indisputably world-class technology companies. Google, Samsung, and LinkedIn, to name only a few, are headquartered in the area. Operating in secrecy on game-changing ideas and products, these companies make Silicon Valley the undeniable global hub of innovation.

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